Brookfield-based healthtech startup EmOpti Inc. has raised a $1.35 million funding round led by individual investor Kevin O’Brien. O’Brien is managing director at New York private equity firm CCMP Capital, which is not involved in the deal.

Ed Barthell

Founded in 2014, EmOpti created a software platform that reduces patient wait times at emergency rooms and arranges completion of preliminary tests before the patient sees a doctor in person. It has previously raised $5.5 million.

The new funding round closed Dec. 10. Also investing in this second tranche of EmOpti’s series AB round were Brookfield-based Golden Angels Investors LLC and Milwaukee- and Downers Grove, Illinois-based Advocate Aurora Health Care Inc., said Dr. Ed Barthell, founder and chief executive officer of EmOpti.

Barthell plans to use the funds to ramp up EmOpti’s marketing and sales efforts. The startup has customer hospitals across the country. Read the full story here.